Events this week: Author night, Memorial Day concert, and High School Musical

by beth on May 22, 2017

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Above: Algonquin students bring romance, comedy, music, and high school drama to the stage this week. (photo from Facebook)

Here are highlights of what’s happening around town this week. (For more, check the Event Calendar.)

[Note: The highlights don’t include ongoing weekly programs. For the Southborough Library’s regular storytime programs, click here for their events page. For the Southborough Senior Center’s ongoing classes, click here for their calendar.]

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

  • Young Scientists (11:30 am – 12:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Free STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program for kids age 3-5 and siblings. Must be accompanied by a parent/caregiver. Register at 508-485-5031.
  • NSPAC’s “Go the Distance” Awards Night (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, 79 Bartlett St: The Northborough/Southborough Special Education Parent Advisory Council (NSPAC) will host its 7th annual Appreciation Awards evening. All are welcome to attend the event. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

  • MassHealth Changes and How to Deal with Them (1:00 – 2:00 pm) @ Southborough Senior Center: Free presentation. MassHealth is adopting the most sweeping regulatory changes in a decade. Elder Law Attorney Arthur Bergeron of Mirick O’Connell will provide an overview of these changes and discuss how you should adapt to the changes. Please sign up at the front desk or call (508) 229-4453
  • Poetry Workshop Series (6:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Public Library, main floor: Join several Southborough poets as they review and discuss the work of a featured author and discuss & create poetry of their own. The group meets twice per month. This week’s focus is Edith Sitwell. 
  • Tales & Tails (6:15 – 7:30 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Children can spend some time reading to a dog. Children must have some reading ability. Registration is required. Please contact the Children’s Room for more information. To register, call 508-485-5031 or email kivers@southboroughma.com
  • High School Musical (7:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, Black Box Theater, 79 Bartlett Rd, Northborough: Algonquin’s spring musical Tickets are $15 ea and can be purchased online.  For details, see dedicated post.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

  • Woodward Gr. 3 Concert/Science Fair (1:30 – 2:30 pm) @ Woodward School Gym: Join 3rd graders for their Memorial Day Performance. They will be performing patriotic songs for families and Southborough seniors.
  • St. Mark’s School Robot Demonstration (4:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Eaton Meeting Room: Do you want to see a robot climb a rope? Do you want to drive a big robot? The robotic team from St. Mark’s School will bring their competition robot to the library for a special demonstration.
  • Author night: Christopher Golden (7:00 – 8:00 pm) @ Southborough Library, Main Floor: The library welcomes back Framingham native Christopher Golden. He is the award-winning, bestselling author of such novels as The Myth Hunters, Wildwood Road, The Boys Are Back in Town, The Ferryman, Strangewood, Of Saints and Shadows, and (with Tim Lebbon) The Map of Moments. Chris will be discussing his new book, Ararat. For details, see dedicated post.
  • High School Musical (7:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, Black Box Theater, 79 Bartlett Rd, Northborough: Algonquin’s spring musical Tickets are $15 ea and can be purchased online.  For details, see dedicated post.

Friday, May 26, 2017

  • Flag placement for Memorial Day (6:00 pm) @ Rural Cemetery, Cordaville Road/Route 85: Residents are invited to participate in placing fresh flags on the graves of our Veterans to honor their service to our nation. VFW Post 3276 and American Legion Post 161 will meet volunteers in front of the Maintenance Building at the back of the cemetery. 
  • High School Musical (7:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, Black Box Theater, 79 Bartlett Rd, Northborough: Algonquin’s spring musical Tickets are $15 ea and can be purchased online.  For details, see dedicated post.

Saturday, May 27, 2017

  • High School Musical (4:00 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, Black Box Theater, 79 Bartlett Rd, Northborough: Algonquin’s spring musical Tickets are $15 ea and can be purchased online.  For details, see dedicated post.
  • High School Musical (7:30 pm) @ Algonquin Regional High School, Black Box Theater, 79 Bartlett Rd, Northborough: Algonquin’s spring musical Tickets are $15 ea and can be purchased online.  For details, see dedicated post.

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